Microsoft about to release a bunch of security patches for windows operating system. Seven patches are coming to fix four critical vulnerabilities that allow an attacker to execute malicious program on remote system by redirecting victims to a malicious website.
First update is for Internet explorer which is required on all windows operating systems while Microsoft Silverlight patch is necessary on Mac OSX and windows system as well. The third critical update is affecting Microsoft office and here according to Qualys rating this bug as critical is puzzling because it requires from the victims opening an infected file in order for the attack to work.
The last critical security patch is for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 1.
If you are using Microsoft based system make sure to review next patch Tuesday advance notification to prepare your infrastructure and plan how you will patch and restart affected software’s.